Bigg Base, BuzzFeed & Justice

March 25, 2016
Bigg Base

I wanted to share a recent case because it was a remarkable experience and worth knowing about—certainly BuzzFeed thought so. Ronald “Bigg BASE” Goland was a 24 year-old African American man who lived with his mother, father and siblings in the Bronx. The first time that I met Bigg BASE, he was sitting behind the […]

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The Daily News Reports on our NYC Breathalyzer Findings

July 24, 2015
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The Daily News recently reported on our work uncovering and analyzing the NYPD’s Intoxilyzer records. In our recent legal battle to procure NYC DWI Records, we found many disturbing issues with the Intoxliyzer machines regularly used to determine if a driver is legally drunk.  Not only did we learn that some Intoxilyzer machines weren’t rendering proper results, […]

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Adam Reflects on Sharrif Wilson’s Passing and Calls for Reform

January 13, 2015
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“He was a healthy, young, 15-year-old-boy. And he came out a broken, morbidly obese individual whose health care wasn’t really well monitored and maintained by state prison authorities” Click this link to see CNN’s coverage and to read more about Sharrif Wilson’s case, release and tragic death.

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The Passing of our Friend and Client, Sharrif Wilson

January 11, 2015

On January 10, 2015, Sharrif Wilson died at Mt. Sinai hospital in Manhattan. Sharrif’s passing comes almost a year after his exoneration and release from prison where he spent almost 23 years for three murders he did not commit. Over the past few years, we have been fortunate to spend time with Sharrif and get […]

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Discovery decision uncovers prosecutorial wrongdoing

November 12, 2014

After nearly a year of stalling, the New York County District Attorney’s Office has finally asked the NYPD what New York law has required for decades: Has the breath machine in a specific case ever been repaired? However, when the answer is “Yes”, the Manhattan DA’s Office is still trying to avoid fulfilling its legal […]

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Battle for the Breathalyzers Records Round 2: NYPD Launches Appeal

July 15, 2014

The NYPD just doesn’t want you to know what’s going on with their breathalyzer machines. Last year we scored an important victory in our fight for government transparency when New York Supreme Court Justice Doris Ling-Cohan ordered the NYPD to produce all records of maintenance and inspection for every Intoxilyzer machine in the city.  The […]

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21 Years Behind Bars—Wrongfully: The Freeing of Sharrif Wilson

February 6, 2014
Sharrif Wilson

Procedural Posture: I represent Sharrif Wilson. His co-defendant, Antonio “Tony” Yarbough, is represented by Zachary Margulis-Ohuma and Philip Smallman. We have sought release of our clients who have been incarcerated since June 1992. They were convicted for the triple homicide of Yarbough’s mother, 12 year-old sister, and another 12 year-old girl. The case (No. 7325-92), […]

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NY Daily News: Husband Spends Wife’s $700,000 on His Mistress

January 24, 2014

The New York Daily News wrote about one of our recent cases.  Here are some highlights. A wealthy Manhattan woman says a tanning salon employee she married duped her out of $700,000, telling her he needed the money to pay off gambling debts. In reality, Steven Lalicata’s “gambling debt” was a girlfriend in New Jersey […]

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